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SS KarthickSS Karthick 

External Data Source

Hi folks,
         Can anyone tell me how to use external data source ?
I need a simple demo for external data source.

Thanks in advance
Karthick
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Jason Curtis NBSFDGJason Curtis NBSFDG
Hi, Karthick, there was some good info around Platform Connect (the feature that uses external data sources and external objects) at Dreamforce this year, but there was as session last year that covered most of the info before the feature was generally available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67KIFdKshfs

My understanding is that the external data source will be an extra license (and cost), so bear that in mind as you design a solution around it.
What type of source do you want to connect to, best is one that uses odata.

Here is regular help for Platform Connect: https://help.salesforce.com/apex/HTViewHelpDoc?id=platform_connect_add_external_data_source.htm&language=en_US (https://help.salesforce.com/apex/HTViewHelpDoc?id=platform_connect_add_external_data_source.htm&language=en_US)